To make Thing One and Thing Two costumes, attach blue fur to a hair elastic or headband, a pair of red spandex, and a red shirt or dress. Using shirt transfer paper or fabric markers, imprint the Thing One and Thing Two logos on each shirt.Continue Reading
Cut a strip of blue fur that is as long as the opening of each shirt or dress and two inches in width. Hand-stitch or use a sewing machine to attach the strip of blue fur around the top opening of each shirt or dress. Blue fur can be found in most fabric or craft stores.
Print out the Thing One and Thing Two logos on shirt transfer paper using an online template. Cut out each circular logo, and iron them onto both costumes. You may use fabric markers to manually imprint the logos on each shirt or dress as an alternative.
Cut out 15 inches of thick strips of blue fur for each leg. Wrap the blue fur around the bottom of the spandex and sew the ends together to complete the circle. Make sure that the boot covers are snug around the leg.
Cut out 10 pieces of blue fur that are 6-inches long and 1-inch thick. Knot each piece of blue fur around the hair elastic. For a headband wig, cut out enough pieces of blue fur to cover the entire headband with knots of blue fur.
Synthetic fabrics, such as polyester, rayon, spandex, nylon and acrylic, are composed of man-made fibers. Conversely, natural fabrics are made of natural fibers from plants, animal coats and seeds, and these include cotton, silk, linen and wool.Full Answer >
Clothing companies mix cotton and spandex fabrics to get the softness of cotton and the flexibility and durability of spandex. Cotton is a natural fiber; spandex is a man-made fiber. Together, they create a hybrid that is comfortable and easy to clean. However, as the spandex increases, the fabric becomes less breathable.Full Answer >
To take in a dress, subtract your waist and hip measurements from the dress' waist and hip measurements, and divide the results by four. Turn the dress inside-out, and mark that distance from the side seam at the waist and hip respectively. Sew a new seam through the marks.Full Answer >
To alter a dress, take measurements for size and length, and mark them on the dress. Sew the bodice first. Rip out the old hem, cut it to the new length, fold twice, and sew into place.Full Answer >